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Jane Bryder

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  • Now the War Is Over

  • By: Annie Murray
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

The Second World War has finally come to a close. Birmingham is welcoming home its menfolk, and a new chapter is beginning in Rachel Booker's life. Her husband has returned, and the family that struggled for survival throughout the uncertain war years is now together. But family life settles into a routine, and Rachel, unsatisfied, starts to yearn for more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing story

  • By Jane Bryder on 07-03-19

Amazing story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-03-19

What a amazing story... Totally enjoyed every minute of it.. The nurrator spoke clearly and made the book more enjoyable to listen too.
Well done to the author of this book. I recommend everyone to read this book πŸ“™

  • The Bomb Girls' Secrets

  • By: Daisy Styles
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69

As WWII rolls across Europe, Kitty boards a ship set for England. Money is what she really needs right now, especially with tiny baby Billy back in Dublin. In Lancashire, Kitty settles into the hard work and soon makes new friends, playing in the Bomb Girls Swing Band by night. Life seems to be looking up. But when a letter arrives from home, she realises she might need her friends’ help before it's too late and she loses her baby forever....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Feel-good story of friendships

  • By V. Davy on 29-04-17

Beautiful story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-02-19

Beautiful story... Well done to the author of the audio. I recommend everyone to read πŸ“–
.. Just a stunning story.

  • The Code Girls

  • By: Daisy Styles
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

It's 1941 and Britain is at war. For the aristocratic Walsingham family this means their grand home being taken over by the armed forces. But for newcomers Ava, Maudie and Bella, this is a chance for something more. Each is ready to do their part for the war effort and soon become firm friends. But Lord Edward Walsingham seems like he is hiding something. And although he may be clever, he might have met his match in Maudie and the girls....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Code girls

  • By Mouse2560 on 29-09-16

Beautiful story<br />

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-02-19

What a beautiful story to listen to.. Well done to the author of this story.. I loved every minute of it. I recommend everyone to read and listen too. Just stunning.

  • Hattie's Home

  • By: Mary Gibson
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 15 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

Hattie finds herself relegated to the factory floor on her return from the war. Her workmates are unforgiving at Hattie's attempt to raise herself up, and she is soon ostracised. After journeying to Australia to marry her husband, Clara is betrayed and returns penniless, homeless and trying to raise a child alone. Lou's daughter and parents are killed by a bomb blast. By day she works at the factory; by night she roams the bomb sites, half mad with grief. These women forge a bond that will ultimately allow them to find hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hattie's Home

  • By Mouse2560 on 27-03-18

Just a brilliant story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-19

What a fantastic story. I was hooked from the start. It twist and turned, ups and downs of life in post WW2. I recommend that all ages to read and listen too the book πŸ“™ Well done to the author for have thought of the story.

  • The Butlins Girls

  • By: Elaine Everest
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Molly Missons hasn't had the best of times recently. Having lost her parents, now some dubious long-lost family have darkened her door - attempting to steal her home and livelihood.... After a horrendous ordeal, Molly applies for a job as a Butlin's Aunty. When she receives news that she has got the job, she immediately leaves her small hometown - in search of a new life in Skegness. Molly finds true friendship in Freda, Bunty and Plum.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshing!

  • By griff on 16-06-18

Loved the whole series.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-01-19

What a fantastic series of books. The story was just fantastic and it got me hooked from the start. Ups and downs of each characters. I've cried with Happy and sorrow tears.
I recommend that all the people at any age to read or listen too this whole series. Well to the author for writing this story and others. I give it 10 /10 in marks! 😁 πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

  • Meet Me Under the Clock

  • By: Annie Murray
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

1940: As war closes in and the bombs fall, on the Homefront, two sisters must find their place in a new world of β€˜men's' work, in which a telegraph can break your heart and nothing in the future is certain. Growing up in Birmingham, Sylvia and Audrey Whitehouse were always like chalk and cheese. As young women, while Sylvia dreams of her forthcoming life married to fiancΓ© Ian. Audrey can't bear the thought of being tied down by marriage and children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enthralling!

  • By Liz on 01-11-14

Just a fantastic story

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-01-19

What a fantastic story.. I cryed with sorrow and happiness. Well done to the author for writing an excellent story. The performance was excellent and clearly spoken.
I recommend to all ages to read this fantastic story. I give it 10/10.πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

  • The Poppy Girls

  • By: Margaret Dickinson
  • Narrated by: Kate Rawson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Thwarted in her desire to become a doctor like her brother, Robert, Pips Maitland rebels against her mother's wishes that she settle down and raise children. However, when Robert brings home a friend from medical school, Giles Kendall, it seems perhaps Pips might fall in love with an acceptable suitor after all. But the year is 1914, and the future is uncertain. Hearing that her father's friend, Dr John Hazelwood, is forming a flying ambulance corps to take to the front lines, Pips is determined to become one of its nurses and asks Alice Dawson, her maid, to go with her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful and poignant story

  • By Jane Bryder on 22-11-18

Beautiful and poignant story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-11-18

Beautiful and poignant story.
The performance spoken clearly and precisely. The story was sad and happy. I recommend this to all ages to read, well done to the author of this beautiful and poignant book.







  • His True Queen

  • By: Jodi Ellen Malpas
  • Narrated by: Anda Bell Llewelyn
  • Length: 16 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Their love affair began intensely and passionately. Princess Adeline and Josh Jameson knew any future together was impossible - her status as a princess and his standing as a Hollywood heartthrob dictated that. But the heights of pleasure they could take each other to were wildly unanticipated by them both. But then a cruel turn of events rips their worlds apart, and Adeline is more bound than ever by the protocol and expectations her title commands.Β Β 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • yet another fantastic story from this author

  • By pauline on 09-10-18

OMG...Just brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-11-18

Loved every moment of this audio. The performance was spoken clearly and beautifully spoken.
Jodi Ellen Malpas you are the best author ever... I love all your books. Cannot wait for more books from you in the near future. Xxx

  • The G.I. Bride

  • By: Eileen Ramsay
  • Narrated by: Lucy Brownhill
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

When her beloved father is killed in the Blitz, trainee nurse April Harvey is all alone in the world. Desperate to find the family she craves, she heads to Truro, her mother's hometown. But danger and heartbreak lurk even in Cornwall, and when the American GIs arrive, April finds her life turned upside down as she discovers that some people are not to be trusted. Especially when it comes to her budding romance with Major Crawford Dunbar. As vicious rumours emerge, April fears there will never be a future for them.Β 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The most beautiful Story I've ever listened too.

  • By Jane Bryder on 09-10-18

The most beautiful Story I've ever listened too.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-18

This is the most beautiful Story I've ever listened too. It broken my heart at times.. I'd Cryed with sorrow and happiness. The performance was 100% clear and made me imagine each characters clearly. Well done to the author of this book. I recommend everyone to read and listen too!

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  • We'll Meet Again

  • By: Katie Flynn writing as Judith Saxton
  • Narrated by: Anne Dover
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15

When war broke out, 17-year-old Christie could have stayed down on the family farm in Norfolk, where she was wanted and needed. So why had she joined up? Come to that, why had Meg from Cheshire, and Sue, very much the big city girl from Liverpool, and Shanna, the life-toughened product of a broken home in Glasgow? Mixed reasons. Very mixed backgrounds. But no time to think now. Not with the sergeant shouting and the station air-raid siren beginning to wail....Β 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful story.

  • By Jane Bryder on 06-10-18

Beautiful story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-10-18

What a beautiful story. My heart broken at times. I love the pariot, made me laugh
I recommend everyone to listen to this stunning story. The performance was beautifully spoken. Thank you to the author who wrote this story.

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